Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Limited engagement of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" at EagleBank Arena from Aug. 16-20. Don't miss it!
Summer is the perfect time to attend a concert at Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center.
Check out the fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
3-Course Meals for Low, Low Prices at Some of the Area's Best Restaurants!
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center

Smithsonian National Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center

Welcome SCIS NIPT Students!

On behalf of Visit Fairfax and the entire tourism industry throughout Fairfax County, VA, I would like to extend a warm and hearty welcome to all students of SCIS’ New Investigative Personnel Training program.

I know you’ll be very busy with your training, but when there’s downtime, I encourage you to experience everything our county has to offer.  You’ll find plenty to enjoy, including world-class attractions, one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, wonderful craft breweries and wineries, and extensive dining options.

And we’re located just minutes from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., brimming with monuments, memorials, and museums.  Many of these attractions offer free admission and are easily reached by Metro.

To help you plan your trip and activities, please click the links on the drop-down menu to the right of this page, and take time browsing the rest of our website for other useful information.  If you have any questions during your stay with us, please send us an email or simply pick up the phone and call us at 1-800-732-4732 during our Visitor Center’s hours. Feel free to follow us on social media for other fun suggestions of things to do: @VisitFairfax and #FXVA.

We hope you have a terrific time here in Fairfax County and the National Capital Region.  Welcome!

Yours In Hospitality,

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Barry Biggar
President and CEO
Visit Fairfax


Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More